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The Flower Is The Poetry Of Reproduction. It Is An Example Of The Eternal Seductiveness Of Life.
~ Jean Giraudoux
To Me The Meanest Flower That Blows Can Give Thoughts That Do Often Lie Too Deep For Tears.
~ William Wordsworth, "Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood", 1803
It Is Not Growing Like A Tree In Bulk Doth Make Man Better Be Or Standing Long An Oak, Three Hundred Year, To Fall A Log At Last, Dry, Bald, And Sere, A Lily Of A Day Is Fairer In May Although It Fall And Die That Night, It Was The Plant Of Flower And Light, In Small Proportions We Just Beauties See And In Short Measures, Life May Perfect Be.
~ Benjamin Johnson
Democracy Is Not A Fragile Flower Still It Needs Cultivating.
~ Ronald Reagan
I Muse With The Greatest Affection On Every Flower I Have Known From My Infancy - Their Shapes And Colours Are As New To Me As If I Had Just Created Them With A Superhuman Fancy - It Is Because They Are Connected With The Most Thoughtless And Happiest Moments Of Our Lives.
~ John Keats, Letter to James Rice, Feb 1820
What If You Slept? And What If, In Your Sleep, You Dreamed? And What If, In Your Dream, You Went To Heaven And Plucked A Strange And Beautiful Flower? And What If, When You Awoke, You Had The Flower In Your Hand? Ah, What Then?
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
No One Flower Can Ever Symbolize This Nation. America Is A Bouquet.
~ William Safire
Praise Is Like Sunlight To The Human Spirit We Cannot Flower And Grow Without It.
~ Jesse Lai
From Seeds Of His Body Blossomed The Flower That Liberated A People And Touched The Soul Of A Nation. Funeral Oration For Martin Luther King, Sr.
~ Jesse Louis Jackson
Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May, Old Times Is Still A-flying And This Same Flower That Smiles Today, Tomorrow Will Be Dying.
~ Robert Herrick
And Thereof Do I Repent: I Only Plucked An Occasional Flower When I Might Have Gathered An Ample Harvest Of Fruit -- Such Are The Just Grounds For The Regrets I Have...
~ D. A. F. Sade, "Dialogue between a Priest and a Dying Man"
Our National Flower Is The Concrete Cloverleaf.
~ Lewis Mumford